Cycling Ireland's U-turn on McQuaid nomination

The future of Pat McQuaid hangs in the balance once again after the board of Cycling Ireland reversed its decision to back him for a third term in office.

27th April, 2013
Pat McQuaid, right, with Belgian rider Staf Scheirlinckx at the start of the Tour of Flanders. Photo: Getty

The future of international cycling boss Pat McQuaid hangs in the balance once again after the board of Cycling Ireland reversed its decision to back him for a third term in office. The board has instead called an EGM to let its members decide on the issue.

The move came after doubts were cast on the validity of the board's decision two weeks ago to nominate McQuaid for re-election as president of the Union Cycliste...

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